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LG G5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

LG G5 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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LG G5 Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2016, February
  • Dimensions: 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm
  • Weight: 159 g
  • Screen: 5.3", IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Dual, 16 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 8 MP
  • Memory: 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 2800 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model LG G5
Release date 2016, February
Dimensions (HxWxD) 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm | 5.88 x 2.91 x 0.3 in
Weight 159 g | 5.61 oz
Body build Aluminum body
Colors Silver, Titan, Gold, Pink
Battery 2800 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 400 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 20 h (3G)
Approximate price300 EUR
Screen
Technology IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 5.3" inc
Screen area 77.4 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio70.1%
Screen resolution 1440 x 2560 px
PPI /points per inch/ 554 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Other - Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 16 MP, Dual
Camera specs
-16 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/2.6'', laser AF, 3-axis OIS
-8 MP, f/2.4, 9mm, 1/3.6'', no AF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec.
Front camera, selfie 8 MP, Single
Specifications 8 MP, f/2.0, 1/4'', 1.12µm
Video 1080p@30fps
Performance
Operating system OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo); LG UX 5 UI
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 (14 nm)
Processor CPU
- Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 530
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu 7 score151396
GeekBench 5 Single Core316
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core736
GeekBench 4 Single Core1651
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core3668
GeekBench 4 RenderScript6585
GeekBench 4 Battery1726
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A Cat6 300/50 Mbps or LTE-A Cat9 (3CA) 450/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
USB 3.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
Harmful irradiation

SAR EU - 0.52 W/kg (head)     1.24 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Others
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, color spectrum , Infrared port
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
- Versions: H850 (Europe); LG G5 Speed H858 (Taiwan); VS987 (Verizon); H820 (AT&T); LS992 (Sprint); H830 (T-Mobile); US992 (US Cellular); Vodafone Also known as LG G5 Dual H860N with dual-SIM card slots

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the LG G5 was around 300 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2016, February.
The weight of the LG G5 is 159 g.
The screen size of the LG G5 is 5.3" inches.
The size of the LG G5 is 149.4 x 73.9 x 7.7 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Dual main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.